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Now Available: A Fire’s Poem + Four More New Titles from Toney W. Merritt

Posted November 19th, 2022 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

Now available from Canyon Cinema: Five new titles from Toney W. Merritt, including his latest work A Fire’s Poem.

To learn more about Merritt’s films, see “Effecting Repair: A Canyon Cinema Report on the ‘Rediscovery’ of Toney W. Merritt,” in the current (Fall 2022) issue of JCMS: Journal of Cinema and Media Studies.

A Fire’s Poem (Toney W. Merritt, 2022, 4 minutes, color, sound, digital file)

Fire is a living entity that requires, no demands, respect. Trail camera footage from 2020 Walbridge fire on the ridge above our home.

The Chair I Lost in the Fire (Toney W. Merritt, 2022, 1.5 minutes, color, sound, digital file)

As per the title, this chair was lost in a fire in 2020. It had a life as part of a no longer extant sculpture.

At Eden’s Heart (Toney W. Merritt, 2021, 3 minutes, B&W, sound)

Eden, a place of pristine, natural beauty.

Black Oak Fallen (Toney W. Merritt, 2021, 9 minutes, color, sound, digital file)

If a tree falls in the woods, will you hear it? Yes!

The Faintest Sliver of Hope (Toney W. Merritt, 2021, 0.5 minutes, B&W, sound, digital file)

Just a thought.